Tag: school psychologist

Dr. Walsh offers tips to prepare for school transitions as kids head back to school

School Psychology Department Chair Dr. James Walsh interviews with WBEZ to offer tips to help students and parents deal with school transitions, whether that be kindergarten, middle school, high school or a new school. “It’s really important as parents to listen to those kids…Every child will have different reasons…they’re nervous or anxious about school.” Listen […]

Dr. Hughes discusses the role of school psychology

Dr. Candice Hughes, an associate professor in School Psychology, sat down with WBEZ’s “Morning Shift” to discuss the role of school psychology. From WBEZ: “The high school shooting in Parkland, Fla. became a megaphone in society‚Äôs ears that enough was enough. There have been debates on bringing in law enforcement in schools, arming teachers, and […]